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MDF/PB Panels Commercial Appraisal

March 9, 2017
 . . The MDF/PB panel sector is facing an emerging critical business sustainability scenario across regional areas in which raw materials availability, price shifts and biomass issues are imposing medium term constraints at a time when...[News subscription required]


Furniture Makers Resistance to Formaldehyde in Fiber Panels

October 16, 2016
Given the growing resistance by furniture makers to the continuing use of formaldehyde in fiber-based panels, the need to switch to alternative process technology is under pressure. However, formaldehyde producers are claiming a level...[News subscription required]


Wood Fiber Based Panels Excess Situation

August 25, 2016
The MDF/PB panel sector is facing an emerging critical business sustainability scenario across regional areas in which raw materials availability and price shifts and biomass issues are imposing medium term constraints at a time...[News subscription required]


Would an Executive from a Wood Panels Competitor have Clapped or Cried?

July 4, 2016
There are 20 questions concerning ‘business sustainability in a changing market place’ and with which every company director should be aware and ideally be positioned to provide respective answers. This however is not necessarily the...[News subscription required]


MDF/PB Supply Chain Overcapacity Knock-on Effects

July 2, 2016
The MDF/PB panels industry has been adding new capacity at variable rates between 5-20% annually for the past 10 years, according to the MDF Yearbook 2015-2016. As a result, the nominal engineered...[Read more]


Fiber/wood based Panels: Ergonomics, Customization, Environment, Flexibility.

June 12, 2016
Innovative design for the end-user across changing life-styles focuses increasingly on convenience and enhanced ergonomics. Growing sensitivity to ‘environmental impact’ plus a heightened focus on improved functionality and the use of recycled materials...[Read more]


Eurozone MDF/PB Domestic & Export Market Decline Raises Risk

June 7, 2016
Business risk tolerance in the wood based panels industry has escalated as market demand has flattened and company indebtedness has risen, as new global plant-capacity has come on stream.. . Panel producers’ falling profits reflect...[News subscription required]


Cyber-physical Systems in the Fibreboard and Particleboard Value Chain

June 7, 2016
Application of ‘Industry 4.0’ Cyber-physical systems in the fiberboard and particleboard value chain may prove to be problematic. Leading sources point to a growing need for new fiber/wood-based panel product development...[Register to view]


Smart Furniture Factory – Are we getting there?

May 18, 2016
Practical deployment of digitalization in manufacturing, its implementation and impact on product development, production and distribution is a high priority across industry. The downstream effects in the woodworking sector of the application of Industry 4...[News subscription required]


Industry 4.0 in Fibreboard & Particleboard Production – If and When ?

May 18, 2016
Industry 4.0 emerged as a German expression following three periods of ‘Industrial Revolution’ and which embraces technologies and value chain organization' involving Cyber-Physical Systems, the Internet of Things and the Internet of Services...[News subscription required]


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